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Generalised analytical methods and current-energy control design for modular multilevel cascade converter

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3 Author(s)
Wan, Y. ; Key Laboratory of Control of Power Transmission and Conversion, Ministry of Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute of Control Systems, University Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany ; Liu, S. ; Jiang, J.

Modular multilevel cascade converter (MMCC) is a family of the emerging multilevel converters that are configured with a cascaded connection of full-bridge submodules or half-bridge ones by distinct topological structures. So far, MMCC family can be classified by basic configurations and submodule types into single-star full-bridge, double-star half-bridge (modular multilevel converter (MMC)), double-star full-bridge, double-star half-bridge back-to-back (indirect MMC), triplestar full-bridge (modular multilevel matrix converter, M3C), single-delta full-bridge and double-delta full-bridge (Hexverter). This study introduces a generalised and standard analytical procedure for MMCC and deals with the double-star half-bridge case (MMC) as example. A particular defined circulating current with a clearer physical meaning is used to analyse the complicated branch current composition and branch energy fluctuation. A full mathematical model based on state-space equations is established for MMC and a corresponding energy-current control strategy is presented. The validity of the control design and effectiveness of MMC is confirmed by simulation and experiment.

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Power Electronics, IET  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

March 2013

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